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Victoria Chapter Councillor Bios

Chair: Jamal Kadir PMIIA CCSA
Jamal is a Senior Risk & Compliance Manager at IOOF.  Initially trained as a chemical engineer, he swapped his laboratory coat for a suit and entered the financial services sector.

He has 15 years of experience in risk management and internal audit across ASX listed 100 and Global 400 organisations.  His experience spans many industry sectors including financial services, private health insurance and health services, retail business, and education.

Over the years, Jamal has earned his reputation as a trusted advisor and constructive challenger.  He approaches work with sensitivity to the business environment and organisational culture, in an increasingly diverse workplace environment.  He is an advocate of practical internal audit and risk management and is passionate about embedding risk management into business decision making and organisational culture.

Vice-Chair: Ser Ling Sim PMIIA CIA
Ser Ling has over 20 years of external and internal audit experience in the Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. She started her career with KPMG specializing in financial services and has also provided training in insurance auditing. She has significant experience in the banking, insurance and fund management industries and is currently a Senior Manager, Audit with MLC Life Insurance. Ser Ling is a Certified Internal Auditor and a Chartered Accountant, Singapore.

Ser Ling was elected to the Victorian Chapter Council in 2015 and is committed to helping fellow internal auditors stay current and networked as businesses evolve and innovate. Ser Ling has also taken on the role as Vice-Chair to the Victorian Chapter Council.

Lauren Brown AMIIA

Aamir Husain MIIA(Aust)
Aamir has over 14 years of experience assisting some of Australia’s medium to large financial services companies in accountancy, assurance, and advisory services. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Accountancy from the University of South Australia, is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Aamir became a member of the Victorian Chapter Council in 2016 and volunteers to run the IIA Victoria mentorship program.
He is passionate about introducing new topics of thought leadership at the Victorian Chapter Council and assists in ongoing initiatives. He is keen to bridge collaboration with other leading professional bodies.

He is a big supporter of Moonee Ponds Toastmasters Club - where he encourages members to hone their public speaking and leadership skills in a 'safe-constructive feedback' environment; and during his spare time, he plays Badminton, follows Cricket and enjoys riding on two wheels.

Kripa Khatri PMIIA CIA

Ashwin Krishnamoorthy AMIIA 
Ashwin is a Risk and Internal Audit specialist within PwC’s Financial Services team based in Melbourne. He is experienced in the delivery of a range of advisory and consulting services relating to risk management, regulatory compliance and corporate governance. 

Ashwin's experience is predominantly within the financial services industry, with a particular focus and passion across M&A, financial advice, conduct risk and improving customer outcomes. His client experience spans across the major insurance companies, superannuation funds and wealth management organisations.

Ashwin is passionate about youth participation within industry bodies and is a member of the IIA's Youth Leadership Committee. In addition, he has been recognised as an emerging leader within the Insurance industry and has been awarded a scholarship to further develop his expertise by the FSAA.

Goran Mitrevski PMIIA CIA CRMA 
Goran is the Group Head, Risk and Insurance at John Swire and Sons (Australia) Pty Ltd responsible for risk management and insurance. 

Currently on secondment to Swire MLI, Goran was the Head of Internal Audit and has over 30 years’ experience in audit, risk management and process improvement.

His experience covers a broad range of clients and industries as a consultant with various Chartered Accounting firms including Deloitte.

Goran is a results-oriented team leader, trusted adviser and client centric. He builds strong trusted relationships with stakeholders generating sustainable outcomes

He is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee at the Greater Shepparton City Council.

Amy Loke MIIA(Aust)
Amy’s internal audit experience spans over 17 years working in Malaysia and Australia. After obtaining her Bachelors of Business degree (majoring in Finance), she started her journey and career in internal audit at PwC Kuala Lumpur and subsequently at KPMG Melbourne. She is currently with CSIRO as their Senior Internal Auditor.

Her experience includes internal audit, corporate governance, risk management and Sarbanes Oxley for various organisations and industries such as oil and gas, manufacturing, telecommunications, plantation, federal and state government, infrastructure, satellite television provider, energy and utilities and multinational firms.

Amy believes in diversity of ideas to solve a problem and being a trusted advisor to the organisation. She is keen to support activities that would help promote and develop the internal audit profession.

Rawan Nimer AMIIA 

Reanna Stafford AMIIA 
Reanna Stafford is a Manager in the Internal Audit and Advisory function at BHP.  A thought leader promoting and delivering assurance initiatives across the BHP Group, she is responsible for the overarching methodology, systems and processes of the Group’s function.

Reanna founded her knowledge and experience in risk management, assurance, and occupational health and safety, across the minerals, rail and energy sectors.  Most recently, she spent the last two years in BHP’s Internal Audit team governing and improving the company's audit methodology and systems, data analytics, third line integrated assurance, and evolving the company's assurance culture. Reanna has spent the last 18 years progressively working her way through each of the three lines via various operational and functional roles.

Among her many accomplishments, Reanna led the effort to enhance BHP’s global HSE assurance through the design and implementation of a global second line HSE assurance program. She was also instrumental in designing and facilitating BHP’s Agile audit methodology and recent implementation of a new GRC assurance management system.  Prior to joining BHP, Reanna worked at FMG and Queensland Rail in HSE roles.

She graduated from Griffith University with a degree in Behavioural Science (OHS) and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Jean was re-elected to the Victorian Chapter Council in 2020 and is currently a Senior Internal Auditor at Melbourne Water. With close to 10 years professional experience in risk management, assurance and corporate governance, Jean provides guidance and advice to continuously improve controls within the operating environment. She offers particular focus on the use of data analytics, value-add recommendations and identifying holistic improvements as part of her role.

She holds a Masters in Risk Management and a Bachelor of Science (Operations Research). She is also Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Fraud Examiner.


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For more information about the Victoria Chapter Council and how to get involved, contact:
Chair, Victoria Chapter Council